Nikon has announced two types of super telephoto FX prime lenses including the AF-S Nikkor 500mm F4E FL ED VR and 600mm F4E FL ED VR.
AF-S Nikkor 500mm F4E FL ED VR
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Both the lenses are comparatively lighter than its old version. Nikon has made both the lenses optimized for high -resolution image sensors and for its fast-shooting Nikon DSLR cameras. The company has designed the lens with improved AF tracking performance through which the users can capture different images of wildlife action in more clarity even at moving randomly.
Nikon’s both lenses are based on its Nikon’s Electromagnetic Diaphragm which supports the consistent exposure during high-speed action images.
The weight of AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4E FL ED VR is 6.8 lbs. (3090 grams) which is comparatively lighter than its predecessor’s 8.5 lbs. (3880g).
Such type of lens is suitable for sports photographers to capture fast action photos and HD videos from a long distance and results in perfect image and clarity.
Both fixed aperture lenses has the capacity of capturing low-light imagery at night and also captures the images of flying birds at sunlight with ultra fast AF support, you can capture running aircraft in the sky or other objects in fast action and there is no need to carry tripod for the users. The lens is made up of with the combination of two fluorite elements and three Extra Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements, which lessen the chromatic aberration and results the imagery with better sharpness and accuracy in its color combination.
Nikkor 600mm F4E FL ED VR
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The professional shooter will definitely like to shoot with AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4E FL ED VR, because it has fast-aperture and provide focal distance according to their need.
The 600mm lens has the constant aperture of f/4, through which the shooter gain the ability to separate the subject and its background.
It has the weight of 8.3 lbs. (3810g) which is comparatively less than its predecessor’s 11.5 lbs.(5060g) .The lens has the combination of the two fluorite lens elements and four ED elements which provides outstanding performance for the photographers with excellent sharpness.
Nikon has used the most advanced NIKKOR lens technologies and also it added Nano Crystal Coat to reduce the production of flare during shooting. It supports to capture outdoor sports or action related imagery.
Both the lenses are backed by Nikon Vibration Reduction (VR) technology, affording up to four stops of image stabilization. Due to the presence of SPORT VR mode, it will produce a more stable image, there is no matter whether the shooter uses the monopod or take the image by handholding the camera.
These lenses are also compatible with Nikon teleconverters for shooting farther distance and hence it also provides the other cameras of DSLR to autofocus up to aperture f/8.
The AF-S Nikkor 500mm F4E FL ED VR will be available at the cost $10,299.95 and the users have to pay $12,299.95 for the AF-S Nikkor 600mm F4E FL ED VR.
Both the lenses will be available from mid-July, 2015.